HomeTag Trail to Gold the Journey of 53 Women Skiers

https://fasterskier.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2021/12/42E29D10-D889-48F9-89A5-18BF0185821F-1024x720.jpeg

While it’s difficult to get exact numbers, the general distribution of coaches and service staff on the World Cup level is largely male dominated. The recently announced Trail to Gold Fellowship aims to help change that. Following the publication of the Trail to Gold book in November of 2021, members of the book committee began discussing how to use the net proceeds generated by book sales. After bouncing around various proposals, they settled on the...

https://fasterskier.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2021/12/Screen-Shot-2021-12-14-at-9.55.02-AM-806x720.png

The rapidly approaching year of 2022, and the upcoming Beijing Olympics, will mark 50 years since women cross-country skiers first began competing in the Winter Games. With multiple World Cup podiums already achieved this season and strong chances for medals in February, the origins of the U.S. women’s program might not be at the forefront of one’s mind. We’ve become accustomed to seeing our women at the top of the results lists; with almost an...